fire fighter

Company Breede Valley Municipality
Reference # None
Published 08/04/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary R 186,838.50 – 242,505.00 Annually
Location Worcester, Western Cape, South Africa
Job Purpose:
Performs a variety of tasks associated with responding to and dealing with firefighting, emergency rescue services, rendering basic medical care, fire prevention and training activities, operating and maintaining firefighting equipment and apparatus, maintaining fire station facilities and related work as required in order to protect lives and property of the citizens of the Breede Valley in accordance with the Fire Brigade Services Act.
Job Functions Other
Industries Government / Municipal
To minimize the risk to life and property as well as save lives and property of the communities of the Breede Valley and adhere to all legislation and departmental policies. To provide an effective and efficient emergency rescue service. Educate the public and maintain a high standard of safety and operational efficiency at emergency incidents as well as reducing the incidents and severity of fires, providing a safer environment for fire-fighters and communities. Ensure that equipment and vehicles are safe, available and in sound working order for operational efficiency at emergency incidents, and to maintain a safe and hygienic working environment. Ensure that relevant and adequate records, where applicable are maintained and complies with legislation. Ensure that the fire apparatus and associated emergency equipment can be safely and effectively operated and utilized to save lives and property.
Grade 12; IFSAC Accredited NFPA 1001 Firefighter I Certification or equivalent; IFSAC Accredited NFPA 472 Hazmat Awareness Certification or equivalent; Valid First Aid level 3 or valid Basic Ambulance Assistant Certificate registered with the HPCSA; Valid Code C1 driver’s licence with PrDP; Good communication skills; Proficient in at least two of the three languages of the Western Cape Province; Attention to detail; Basic Computer literacy.

Experience: 2 years Fire Service experience in a recognized Fire Brigade Services environment

Job Closing Date 30/04/2021
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